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Toddler Reads Along to “Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed”

While we usually try to post articles that we think will be helpful to other parents, this one is simply to bring a smile to your face (which I guess is just a different way of helping ).  Our daughter is about 2.5 years old, and very quickly picks up on her new books to the point that she is able to finish sentences in the books, or flat out recite some of the pages.  Her current favorite book is “Five...

Paper Chain Countdown for Kids

Creative and simple idea for helping kids understand time until a special event. Includes easy steps on creating a paper chain countdown for kids.

Busy Busy Bee: Preparing Your Home for Toddlerhood

The majority of parents anxiously wait for the day that their little ones take their first step. However, from the moment your toddler starts walking, your stress level gets higher. The truth is that your home can be a dangerous place for a little one just starting out on their feet. Preparing your home for toddlerhood is one of the most important steps you can take to protect them.

Creative Baby and Toddler Halloween Costumes

As a new parent there are a lot of "firsts" that you look forward to. One of the great moments is picking out your baby's first Halloween costume. There are a lot of options out there for parents, and that has inspired my wife and I to put together a list of some of the mos adorable AND creative costume ideas for babies and toddlers. Whether you're deciding to make your own costume or buy one, we hope that the 20 ideas below inspire you with your little ones.

Fun Play Time Ideas For Young Children

I’m a nanny for two little ones (an almost 4 year old boy, and his 1 year old sister), and a mom to Moriah who is just about 2 years old. We spend our days together playing and enjoying a variety of fun that is also enriching, I hope! I find most of my inspiration these days from Pinterest, making any helpful adjustments to fit our needs. I try to think ahead and plan for a few creative play activities each week. Sometimes they all work out, and other times they don’t. Little ones really don’t mind, especially if they’re able to help along the way! These are a few of our favorite recent creative play times, enjoy!
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